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9 Aug 2017
Belarus’ Academy of Sciences becomes IAAS reference organization
In accordance with Resolution No. 269 of the IAAS Council, Chairman of the NASB Presidium Vladimir Gusakov was appointed new IAAS president...
9 Aug 2017
Belarus pick up four medals at international geography olympiad in Serbia
Student of Mogilev Gymnasium No. 3 Pavel Stulnikov claimed gold. Three students of gymnasiums of Minsk, Vitebsk, and Brest won bronze medals...
9 Aug 2017
Day of Azerbaijan Culture in Minsk 12 August
The Upper Town will invite guests and residents of the Belarusian capital to enjoy Azerbaijani music and dances from Caucasus Legends and Sari gelin...
8 Aug 2017
Soviet-time posters from Belarus’ History Museum to go on display in St Petersburg
The exhibition entitled as We Will Build Our New World, prepared by the State Museum of the History of St Petersburg and the National History Museum of Belarus, will open in the Peter and Paul Fortress on 11 August...
8 Aug 2017
Youth of Georgia, Moldova keen to join international student team in Belarus
Such joint teams are engaged in big projects like the construction of the third metro line in Minsk and a children’s dance theater under the Boris Eifman Dance Academy in St Petersburg, and also the reconstruction of Dinamo Stadium in Minsk...
8 Aug 2017
Belarus takes part in International Day of Friendship in New York
The Belarusian music band Bycity was selected to represent Europe at the festival. New York residents heard a number of Belarusian songs...
7 Aug 2017
Belarus, Sudan intend to develop cooperation in education
“Having signed a bilateral agreement on close cooperation in different venues, including science and education, our leaders gave a fresh impetus to our cooperation. We see this visit as the next practical step. We are glad that our desire to work together in education is mutual,” Igor Karpenko said...
7 Aug 2017
Plans for Confucius class in Brest State University
“Tai Chi is called a soul of the Chinese people. There is no such Confucius class in Belarus. Henan Normal University opened such a center in Canada. China will finance the opening of the center in Brest. I think that the coordination of the issues related to the opening of a new class will proceed as the new academic year kicks off...
7 Aug 2017
Belarus’ Investigative Committee, UNICEF show interest in joint child protection projects
Children fall victims not only to domestic violence but also to the violence in the cyberspace. To address these problems we undertake pre-trial procedure measures, cooperate with other government bodies and public organizations...
7 Aug 2017
Ancient monastery seal uncovered in Polotsk
The seal is double-sided. On the one side it has the image of Saint Euphrosyne of Alexandria, the patroness of Saint Euphrosyne of Polotsk. She is depicted as holding a cross in one hand...
7 Aug 2017
Yuri Bashmet International music Festival to open in Minsk 27 September
The official opening of the festival will be held in the Big Concert Hall of the Belarusian State Philharmonic. People's Artist of the USSR and Russia Yuri Bashmet will perform with his State Symphony Orchestra New Russia. The orchestra is composed of about 100 people who will fly over to Minsk to give joy to the audience...
3 Aug 2017
Mines ParisTech provides exhibits for Ignacy Domeyko exhibition
On the initiative of the Belarusian embassy in France, cooperation was established with Mines ParisTech to organize in the town of Mir an exhibition of minerals and original documents compiled by Belarus-born scientist Ignacy Domeyko during his studies and cooperation with Mines ParisTech.
3 Aug 2017
Andrei Vasilevsky progresses to Generali Open semifinal
Belarus’ Andrei Vasilevsky and Hans Podlipnik Castillo of Chile have advanced to the Generali Open semifinal in Kitzbuhel, Austria...
3 Aug 2017
International R&D center opens in science park at Belarusian National Technical University
According to the park’s Director General Yuri Alekseyev, Politekhnik aims to support scientific and innovative cooperation with Belarus’ strategic partners in science and technology and increase the export of R&D products. The international R&D center will form the necessary basis for this activity...
2 Aug 2017
BATE Borisov fail to qualify for UEFA Champions League playoff despite home win
Alexander Yermakovich’s men lost the first encounter of the Champions League third qualifying round to Slavia Praha 0-1 on 25 July. The Belarusian team took a 2-1 win at home on 2 August but was eliminated from contention because of Slavia Praha's away goal...
2 Aug 2017
Belarus top Tank Biathlon individual race
The 2017 Army Games are taking place in five countries. The Belarusian servicemen are competing in the international competitions Tank Biathlon, Warrior of Commonwealth Warrior, Clear Sky, Key to the Sky, True Friend, Engineering Formula, Safe Route, Masters of Artillery Fire, Sniper Frontier, Safe Environment, Best Military Intelligence, Military Medical Relay Race, and Field Kitchen...
2 Aug 2017
Gold for Belarus at Commonwealth Warrior military contest
“Belarusian Private First Class Anna Kovalevskaya was second to none among women. She claimed first place at the Athlete military and sports competition held as part of the Warrior of the Commonwealth international military contest,” the post on the website reads...
1 Aug 2017
FIG World Challenge Cup 2017 in Minsk to gather athletes from 24 countries
“It will be a festival of sports. The best athletes of 24 countries are expected to take part in the competitions. Belarus will field its eight rhythmic gymnasts, including 2016 Olympic Games finalist Yekaterina Galkina and 2017 Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships bronze medalist Alina Gornosko. This is a new generation that is getting ready for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo,” Irina Leparskaya said...
1 Aug 2017
Belarus place third at International Army Games 2017
The army games were held at the Edelweiss training center of Kyrgyzstan's General Staff. They involved over 300 members of the armed forces of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, and Tajikistan. The program of the games included competitions in hand-to-hand combat, kettlebell lifting, shooting, a triathlon and several officers’ competitions, and also a military multisport event...
1 Aug 2017
Arina Sobolenko into Citi Open last 16
World number 121 Arina Sobolenko of Belarus went off to a good start at the Citi Open in Washington beating world number 34 Lauren Davis of the United States 7-5, 6-3. The Belarusian will face either Sabine Lisicki of Germany (World No.190) or qualifier Valentini Grammatikapoulou of Greece (179)...
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